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Sep 17, 2012 8:00pm EDT
of ronald reagan. >> bush no. 2's flexibility. ability to light a fire under the people of the united states. >> the ability to make himself look newble. >> rec and's ability to be a perceived forced to be -- reagan's ability to be perceived as a force to be reckoned with. >> the ability to persevere. >> there are ten qualities from reagan i would like to assign to him. consistency. shoot from the hip to give him less stiffness. >> and tell me something. if you could have -- get him to answer one question that would help you feel more confident about voting, what is the question you would want to ask mitt romney? let me get some of the others. what you -- what would you want to tell from mitt romney that would help you, maybe i could support him? >> i would like to see something that resembles a business plan. >> that he has a backup plan. just to do something but cannot get it passed congress, how're you going to do it? >> >> i would like to know his details on his tax reform plan. >> i am with her on that one. that see a plan and how they think is going to work. >> same thing. the plan but
Sep 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
"first national bank of boston vs. bellotti," where he said, "the state need not permit its own creature to coume it." and yet, this court is saying that, "we must permit the creation of the state legislures to consume our politics." and so to me, the citizens united case is the emblem for the whole era we're in. we're living in the "citizens united era," i think. >> but before citizens united, wealthy people were funneling money into politics, corporations were forming political action committees. and ceos of those corporations were lavishing money on selected favored political candidates. >> absolutely right, the corporate voice was never missing. and that's something, y know, justice stevens has pointed out. he said, "there were many faults to american politics. but nobody thought that a lack or a dearth of corporate voices was among the vices." but there was still a radical change effectuated by the majority -- >> how so? radical? >> in citizens united. >> what do you mean? >> because before corporations could have issue ads. they could take out an ad in the "new york times" on somet
Sep 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT
using that same system turned it internally on the united states, which is why he left the agency in disgust after almost 40 years. one of the scary things is that romney, his campaign, top intelligence advisor is general michael hey den the same person who instituted the warrantless eavesdropping program under the bush administration, so you've got not only with one of the top presidential candidates, you've the person who initiated the warrantless eavesdropping program and now they've got an enormous data center to put it all. >> if they're allowed to wiretap without warrants, doesn't that give them the capability without going to a court to say hey, you know what, we decided amongst ourselves that we can wiretap anybody we like, even u.s. citizens. >> that's the problem. there's one protection created the foreign intelligence surveillance court and they were supposed to have the last say on whether an american can be overs dropped on and under the bush administration, on a program that was agreed to by president obama, they pretty much neutered the foreign intelligence surveill
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